LOS ANGELES — In May 2020, South Korea experienced a new outbreak of COVID-19 cases in Itaewon, Seoul’s popular nightlife district containing clubs that cater to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Patient zero was a 29-year-old man who visited several ...

LOS ANGELES — Gender inequality is an issue as old as time. While the world continues to make progress in the global effort to combat gender inequality, Japan, affected by a system of staunch traditional values, continues to fall behind.  ...

LOS ANGELES — The Evergrande Group, China’s second-largest property developer by sales, owns over 1,300 residential projects across over 280 cities. This real estate conglomerate is heavily embedded in the Chinese economy since it not only owns residential property but ...

LOS ANGELES — In September 2021, North Korea launched two ballistic missiles, marking its first missile test since March. The ICBMs landed in the Sea of Japan and produced a mild international outcry, but no substantive action was taken by ...

LOS ANGELES — North Korea fired at least one submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on Oct. 19, the first SLBM fired since October 2019. News of a missile launch from North Korea is a current topic of interest in the media. ...

LOS ANGELES — As the leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, Kishida replaces Yoshihide Suga, who faced criticism toward the end of his tenure. Suga replaced Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest serving prime minister in 2020, amid a global pandemic and ...

LOS ANGELES — In February 2022, Beijing will hold its first Winter Olympics games. The games are China’s attempt to recreate and improve upon the legacy of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, which represented a large-scale moment of national pride. However, ...

By Talia Tao and Valerie Wu Warning: This article may contain spoilers. LOS ANGELES  — It might seem paradoxical that a film set in China and featuring a Chinese-American superhero is banned in China. But alas, this has become the ...

LOS ANGELES — For the last three years, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has walked a tightrope between the two behemoths of the Indo-Pacific region: China and the United States. This challenge has been uniquely his. Predecessors such as Tony ...

LOS ANGELES — On Sept. 12, Macau held its seventh legislative election. Candidates competed for 14 directly elected seats, in addition to the 12 seats that were indirectly elected from professional sectors and appointed by the chief executive. Notably, the ...